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10-04-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 130
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Posted By 76SLT

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My Sears Puch Ted Williams Sport Racer. A never ending project.
09-14-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,065
Posted By 76SLT

Steve, you certainly hosted a great ride. That...

Steve, you certainly hosted a great ride. That area is really pretty for bicycling. It was great seeing some guys again and meeting new ones too. I wish I could have rode longer with you all, but I...
09-08-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,691
Posted By 76SLT

A couple weeks ago I helped out my neighbor by...

A couple weeks ago I helped out my neighbor by cleaning up and selling his 73 Varsity for him. It's the first Varsity I've worked on, and I was impressed with how well it rode, and how well the...
08-13-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,071
Posted By 76SLT

Here's my 71. ...

Here's my 71.
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08-11-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,626
Posted By 76SLT

Maillard 700's on new VO 27" rims on my 71...

Maillard 700's on new VO 27" rims on my 71 Competition.
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07-26-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 9,340
Views: 906,179
Posted By 76SLT

Thanks! The closest color match I could find was...

Thanks! The closest color match I could find was these two from Krylon that I found at Hobby Lobby. One is Purple and the other is called Gum Drop. Then I shot it with clear coat....
07-24-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 9,340
Views: 906,179
Posted By 76SLT

I completed the Ironman today. Changes I made...

I completed the Ironman today. Changes I made were I replaced the Scott bars with a Nitto B115, I replaced the cassette with a new 12/28, new bar wrap, new Vittoria Corsa G 2.0 tires, and I custom...
07-07-20, 09:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,197
Posted By 76SLT

I have a set of Super Champion rims with textured...

I have a set of Super Champion rims with textured rims like those.
07-02-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,513
Posted By 76SLT

I'll be watching this thread with interest. I'm...

I'll be watching this thread with interest. I'm still trying to determine who made my early 50s British bike. Mine has the earlier Nervex Pro lugs mentioned earlier. My fork is Accles & Pollock but...
06-17-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 9,340
Views: 906,179
Posted By 76SLT

I just bought this last week. It's an 88 but not...

I just bought this last week. It's an 88 but not sure what the paint scheme is called. I think it's Purple Haze, right?...
05-28-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 23,046
Posted By 76SLT

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B17 Special on my Superior.
Replies: 28
Views: 1,543
Posted By 76SLT

That looks great! You did a nice job with it. Now...

That looks great! You did a nice job with it. Now ride and enjoy it.
04-03-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 624
Posted By 76SLT

I went with nos chainrings, an SR 52T and a...

I went with nos chainrings, an SR 52T and a Sugino 38T. They look nice and will work well. The hardest part was dealing with two Ebay sellers that just didn't ship, or even answer my inquiry...
03-27-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 13,702
Posted By 76SLT

Yes it is. Light brackets were often found on...

Yes it is. Light brackets were often found on British made bikes up into the 70s I believe.
03-22-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 13,702
Posted By 76SLT

My still unidentified 40s or 50s English bike. ...

My still unidentified 40s or 50s English bike.

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03-18-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,785
Posted By 76SLT

Here's my 72 U08. ...

Here's my 72 U08.

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03-17-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,590
Posted By 76SLT

That's a great looking bike you found. You're...

That's a great looking bike you found. You're gonna love it. Welcome to the club.
...
02-25-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 404
Posted By 76SLT

You all had great advice, and with that advice I...

You all had great advice, and with that advice I was able to make adjustments that resulted in a perfectly centered wheel. Thank you all.
Bernie
02-12-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,813
Posted By 76SLT

I don't know if this counts because I don't own...

I don't know if this counts because I don't own this bike yet, but hope to someday. My uncle bought this Wards Hawthorne new in 1941, and hadn't ridden it since 1956 when he put it in the rafters of...
02-06-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,430
Posted By 76SLT

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02-02-20, 11:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,223
Posted By 76SLT

Here's some pics of mine. It had no decals or...

Here's some pics of mine. It had no decals or headbadge to identify it, but bf members helped identify it as probably being s Sears Ted Williams Sport Racer because of the Campy components on it, and...
01-26-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 46,264
Posted By 76SLT

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01-23-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 7,866
Posted By 76SLT

My father has amassed a collection of probably...

My father has amassed a collection of probably 700 cameras. Sadly, they sit in his basement in stacks and piles, wall to wall now. He doesn't use them anymore but won't let me help him find new homes...
01-22-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 7,866
Posted By 76SLT

Haven't used either in a while. FE and FG20. ...

Haven't used either in a while. FE and FG20.
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01-12-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,248
Posted By 76SLT

Cinelli Volare SLX Limited Edition ...

Cinelli Volare SLX Limited Edition
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01-03-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,323
Posted By 76SLT

I found this 77 Volare from a BF member. This is...

I found this 77 Volare from a BF member. This is one I had been looking for for a while.
...
12-28-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 2,262
Views: 217,015
Posted By 76SLT

This is my sister's cat Cheeto. My sister found...

This is my sister's cat Cheeto. My sister found her tangled in the tree screaming for help. Good thing she was home. ...
12-24-19, 07:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 506
Posted By 76SLT

The comp has Zeus but the GS are unmarked. I'll...

The comp has Zeus but the GS are unmarked. I'll be able to give a better ride comparison in the spring but so far I think they're pretty closely matched. Both are fun to ride.
12-23-19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 506
Posted By 76SLT

The comp has a Zeus crankset, front and rear...

The comp has a Zeus crankset, front and rear derailleurs and shifters. Milremo stem and unknown handlebars, no markings at all.
GS has Stronglight crank, Suntour Cyclone derailleurs and barcons. GB...
12-23-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 506
Posted By 76SLT

The Raleigh Twins Competition and Grand Sports

There are pics online of Raleigh Gran(d) Sport(s), and pics of lagoon blue Competitions but I couldn't find any pics with both in the same picture comparing them. Other than the lugs, they're pretty...
12-21-19, 10:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,784
Posted By 76SLT

Here you go. ...

Here you go.
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12-18-19, 10:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,784
Posted By 76SLT

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Honey B17 saddle and wrap.
12-13-19, 09:25 PM
Replies: 24
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Views: 1,292
Posted By 76SLT

I've avoided counting, but it appears I'm at N-19...

I've avoided counting, but it appears I'm at N-19 as of yesterday when another joined the herd. I'm glad I have a big barn.
12-12-19, 08:01 PM
Replies: 58,551
Views: 8,568,960
Posted By 76SLT

I just came home with it. I thought it was going...

I just came home with it. I thought it was going to be a Grand Sports but it's a Competition, even better. Zeus Criterium rd, Zeus fd, crankset and shifters, Brooks seat and a Milremo stem....
12-06-19, 03:38 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 33,556
Posted By 76SLT

And this is the first and only bike I bought new...

And this is the first and only bike I bought new back in 79, a 78 Superior. ...
11-30-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 2,262
Views: 217,015
Posted By 76SLT

Buddy picked out his favorite saddle. ...

Buddy picked out his favorite saddle.
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11-26-19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,223
Posted By 76SLT

None of my others have the cable stop at the end,...

None of my others have the cable stop at the end, or any at all actually. I do think it's the 2nd version, according to the link to Velobase....
11-25-19, 05:31 PM
Replies: 6,609
Views: 596,269
Posted By 76SLT

My new to me 77 Schwinn Volare from a fellow bf...

My new to me 77 Schwinn Volare from a fellow bf member.
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11-22-19, 08:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,600
Posted By 76SLT

Need help identifying my newest acquisition, please.

Just picked this up. No decals at all, one hole for a head badge. Campy shifters, front derailleur and cable guide. Shimano Crane GS rd, Nervar cottered crankset with Chair? Japanese pedals. Ideale...
11-18-19, 07:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,261
Posted By 76SLT

I've always loved them and have wanted one for a...

I've always loved them and have wanted one for a while but they don't come up often. This one looked pretty nice so I jumped on it.
11-03-19, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2,262
Views: 217,015
Posted By 76SLT

I brought Charlie in the house a couple weeks ago...

I brought Charlie in the house a couple weeks ago for his safety and I didn't want him to be alone since Patches never came back. He's getting along great with the other male cats, but my female...
10-22-19, 05:21 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,438
Posted By 76SLT

I remember Andy saying that it was most likely...

I remember Andy saying that it was most likely threaded for Simplex or Cyclo so he converted it to more common threading so there wouldn't be any issues. You can see where the pump peg used to be...
10-18-19, 02:24 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,438
Posted By 76SLT

I'm bringing my 78 Superior and my unidentified...

I'm bringing my 78 Superior and my unidentified British bike from the early 50s. I haven't decided which one I'll be riding yet. John's got some really nice Schwinns so I thought he might appreciate...
10-16-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,438
Posted By 76SLT

I would love to see that SLT. I've got a 76 in...

I would love to see that SLT. I've got a 76 in blue.
10-16-19, 09:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,438
Posted By 76SLT

If you find one, you'll love it. Here's my 78...

If you find one, you'll love it. Here's my 78 that I bought new.
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10-15-19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2,262
Views: 217,015
Posted By 76SLT

She's still missing. I'm keeping her bed out...

She's still missing. I'm keeping her bed out there for her in case, but I don't think she's coming back. Shortly after her kittens were born, I gathered them up and brought them with her to a local...
10-11-19, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2,262
Views: 217,015
Posted By 76SLT

My two outdoor cats, Patches (white) and Charlie...

My two outdoor cats, Patches (white) and Charlie (orange) have been inseparable for going on 5 years. Patches showed up pregnant and had 5 kittens shortly afterwards.
I live on a farm in the...
10-06-19, 09:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 899
Posted By 76SLT

John, that's a beautiful bike, and another great...

John, that's a beautiful bike, and another great video! One of these days I'd love to take a tour of your spectacular collection.
10-05-19, 02:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,799
Posted By 76SLT

You are correct. The rears say Suntour, and I...

You are correct. The rears say Suntour, and I don't recall if the fronts are marked. I'd have to go out to the barn to check later....
10-05-19, 08:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,799
Posted By 76SLT

This is my 318. I've only seen the double seat...

This is my 318. I've only seen the double seat tube decals on the 318s.
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